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Title of the article Strategic Branching: Is There a Way out of a Dead End?
Pages 7—18
Author Pavel Aleksandrovich Minakir
Academician RAS, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Research Supervisor
Economic Research Institute FEB RAS
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Abstract The article discusses problems of choosing a strategy of Russia’s development. It is shown that the issue is not with choosing a rational way of economic behavior in macrosphere but ways of development in the economy that continues to close, all the mechanisms and relationships of which are oriented at the economy that functions in global production cycle. The article states that Russian economy is in systemic crisis that is a classical Marx’s crisis of overproduction when supporting the ratio and fulfilling balanced obligations (that became state’s obligations after the triumph of state monopoly) is only possible in case of preserving the existing ratio of ‘prices’ (rent income of budget, savings, final expenses, corporate profits, ruble rate, interest rate, etc.). The main problem is identified as internal factors: lack of effective arbitration, stasis of political and social formats, conflict between pseudo-market and state-monopolistic sectors of economy; not the external ones, the existence of which is objective. Therefore numerous discussions about a new strategy of development that were supposed to establish a new effective economy are, in fact, raising a question of necessity of changing the meta-goal, that in turn will lead to the necessity of discussing the issue of content and form of social development in general.
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DOI 10.14530/se.2017.3.007-018
Keywords overproduction crisis ♦ social development ♦ meta-goal ♦ macrosphere ♦ strategy ♦ Russia
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For citation Minakir P.A. Strategic Branching: Is There a Way out of a Dead End? Prostranstvennaya Ekonomika = Spatial Economics, 2017, no. 3, pp. 7–18. DOI: 10.14530/se.2017.3.007-018. (In Russian).
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